Cultivated cousin of amaranth, amaranth, was known in South America several thousand years ago. The ancient peoples valued it as gold, and he was not only the main grain crop, but a cult plant. In ancient Greece the amaranth served as the emblem of immortality.
Amaranth (Amaranthus) of the amaranth family, or never-fading flower, his second name was for the fact that really never fades: in the form of its dried inflorescences can stand all winter in a vase, for which it is also called “winter people”.
Amaranth is an extraordinary flower. Decorative form of this plant was introduced to Europe in 1596. In the mountainous areas of India and Nepal, amaranth seeds cooked a special dish, which was the only permissible food.
In our country the amaranth brought N. And.Vavilov. It was the upturned amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus), common or amaranth. Amaranth is known as a pernicious weed, on the one hand, and as one of the best forage crops, on the other. On the territory of Russia there are 15 species of amaranths.
There are about 90 species of amaranths, common in tropical and subtropical areas of America, Africa and Asia. Annuals, rarely perennial trojanstrasse with powerful, erect, branched, succulent stems up to 180 cm tall. Continue reading
“It would seem that the peak of popularity of all kinds of healers-healers, able to solve any alleged problem of the patient with an unpredictable diagnosis, long gone. And in the past left a mass psychosis believing in the supernatural powers of anyone. But no. Field-Union water recharge (batteries and belts), as well as interrupts the effects of hypnosis on TV unwanted pregnancy (or the formation of malignant tumors) again generously seeded in our country and, moreover, in St. Petersburg. Reaping a considerable shoots as in rubles, and in the form of truly sincere gratitude healthy or even just believed in the possibility of a cure from their ailments.
You ask who (what) actually? The answer is simple – on practitioners in our city is not the first year the Dr Konovalov and his so-called clinic. “Dr. Sergei Sergeevich Konovalov and his Humanitarian and rehabilitation center is a miracle, worthy of crowning leaving the twentieth century”. This fragment of the order date annotation on one of the books healer offered today in bookstores. But similarly pompous phrase about another work of Konovalov: “the Most famous healer of St. Petersburg Dr. Konovalov knows how to restore people’s health, how to save humanity from disease. The book contains the Energy booklet. He already pomognem. Now he will help you, even if the Clinic Doctor is thousands of miles” (spelling and punctuation preserved. – Approx. ed.). Feel, what is it? Buy a book where ever you are, and take care of yourself. In the distance. From any disease. Familiar? Continue reading
Not much to tell about the dangers of white sugar, as many already know all this, so trying to replace brown and white sugar with stevia. However, some people want to know what are the benefits of stevia and brown sugar. Let’s find out more about how useful these products are and whether they harm the body.
There is a common myth that brown sugar is healthier. But is it? Is this product really so valuable? Or is it another fashion in the common pursuit of healthy eating?
What is brown sugar and how is it different from white? White sugar is produced mainly from sugar beet and contains more than 99.8 per cent sucrose. Is industrial cleaned. Therefore, it is devoid of many minerals and vitamins, although initially they were present in it in large quantities.
Brown sugar is most often made from sugar cane. It contains molasses, is in particular, magnesium, potassium, iron and calcium. Depending on how many contains molasses, brown sugar can be light or dark.
However, it should be borne in mind that we are dealing with a product that consists exclusively of sucrose. If you compare the calorie content of both types of sugar, it turns out that the difference is negligible(100 grams of white sugar contains about 406 calories, and brown about 390). Therefore, if we care about the figure, the consumption of brown sugar is of little use. Better then to withdraw it from the diet completely or limit to minimum. You should pay special attention to the price of brown sugar, this product is “luxury” for most people, because it is significantly more expensive than its white counterpart. There are, however, some difference in taste, so dark sort of sugar has a lot of fans because of these qualities. Continue reading